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GSL baseball: Mt. Spokane rolls past Rogers

SR Story | While it may have not been a statement game, Mt. Spokane took on a Rogers team threatening to make a run in the Greater Spokane League and trounced the visiting Pirates 17-2 Thursday in 4 1/2 innings. Mt. Spokane’s Tyler Bailey led the offense, finishing …

Mt. Spokane tops Mead: Mt. Spokane's Cooper Smith slides safely into third base after an error on a single in the top of the sixth inning on Friday. The Wildcats defeated their district rivals, the Mead Panthers, 7-6 at Mt. Spokane. Story, page C3 (Colin Mulvany)

Photo: Wildcats get down and dirty on diamond

SR Story | Mt. Spokane tops Mead: Mt. Spokane’s Cooper Smith slides safely into third base after an error on a single in the top of the sixth inning on Friday. The Wildcats defeated their district rivals, the Mead Panthers, 7-6 at Mt. Spokane. Story, page C3

Mt. Spokane beats Mead to grab two-game lead in GSL baseball

SR Story | There’s a sign taped above the spot reserved for the day’s batting order inside the Mt. Spokane dugout that reads “Separation Week.” After Tyler Bailey laced a one-out single to left to drive in the winning run in the eighth inning for a 7-6 win …

Amend leaves college job for CV baseball

SR Story | Mike Amend came home. The Central Valley grad – and son of former CV baseball coach Harry Amend – returned to his alma mater to take over the baseball program after coach Barry Poffenroth retired.

Prep notes: North Central fires football coach Brian Gardner

SR Story | When North Central football coach Brian Gardner was called into principal Steve Fisk’s office in early December, he thought it was for the typical postseason debriefing along with athletic director Mike Ranieri. Instead, Gardner was given a choice to resign or be fired. It was …

West Valley names baseball field in honor of Jack Spring

SR Story | The West Valley community came out in full force Friday to officially christen Jack Spring Field in recognition of the Eagles’ former longtime baseball coach and athletic director. Spring, 81, who pitched in the major leagues and is a lifetime Spokane resident, has battled an …

Game capsules

Mead 5, Ferris 4
Justin Dolezal threw 14 strikeouts in a complete game, and …
Deer Park 8, Chewelah 3
Carter Countryman had a two-RBI double and pitched the whole …
Lakeside (WA) 9, Medical Lake 1
Dillon Clark’s strong pitching effort helped Lakeside complete a two-game …
Kettle Falls 12, Springdale 2
Cole Wren had two hits, four RBIs and a home …
Gonzaga Prep 5, Lewis and Clark 2
Jordan Rathbone had two doubles and two RBIs to lead …
Freeman 27, Riverside 0
11 different Scotties recorded hits, and host Freeman blasted Riverside …
Lakeside (WA) 13, Medical Lake 3
The Kuhnert brothers powered Lakeside to a 13-3 home win …
Freeman 12, Riverside 0
Jake Phipps tossed a two-hitter, Freeman’s offense provided plenty of …

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Rachael Johnson leads U-Hi past Shadle, into first

SR Story | Rival teams expect Rachael Johnson to slap the ball around, steal bases and put pressure on the defense. University’s senior center fielder did all that Thursday afternoon at Shadle Park but added another dimension to her game.

Hannah Wesselman will be atttending Saint Martin’s University this fall and hopes to play for the Saints. (Dan Pelle)

Senior Hannah Wesselman powers U-Hi to state

SR Story | Every member of University’s softball team looks forward to spending this weekend in Lacey, but Hannah Wesselman has an extra reason to embrace the road trip. Wesselman, U-Hi’s senior first baseman, will be playing in the city of her future college, Saint Martin’s University. Saints …

Shadle Park's Jaya Allen loads up for a pitch during the third inning of a victory over Southridge on Tuesday. (Dan Pelle)

Softball: Shadle Park holds off Southridge in 3A regional

SR Story | There are more dynamic ways to earn a save, but Brittney Gately recorded the crucial outs that Shadle Park needed. Gately, who relieved Jaya Allen with the bases loaded and one out in the fifth inning, minimized the damage and overcame a shaky sixth Tuesday …

Softball notes: Jordyn Soliday finds her place with Cardinals

SR Story | People tease Jordyn Soliday about having attended three high schools, but she laughs right back. “People are always like, ‘You’ve been to three high schools? What, you’re at what, and you haven’t even moved?’ But it’s me and it works, and I like where I …

Idaho State softball: Vikings come up just short

SR Story | NAMPA, Idaho – The Coeur d’Alene softball team didn’t finish on top, but the Vikings certainly got their money’s worth at the Idaho 5A State tournament. The Vikings stayed alive long enough to play seven games – the maximum possible at the two-day tournament – …

Softball: Lakeside edges Riverside for District 7 1A title

SR Story | McKensie Brittos watched the ball sailing toward right field and thought her poor start on the mound was about to get a lot worse. Instead, Lakeside right fielder Hailey Lesser tracked down the tailing-away ball, caught it over her shoulder, and held on for the …

Game capsules

Riverside 8, Freeman 3
Sarah Petersen’s three-run homer in the sixth helped put the …
Deer Park 10, Chewelah 0
Kylie Sweeney shut out Chewelah, giving up only two hits …
Gonzaga Prep 9, Rogers 3
After falling behind 3-0 in the first inning, Gonzaga Prep …
Springdale 15, Kettle Falls 4
Eilish Smith picked up a second win on the mound …
Shadle Park 6, Central Valley 5
Jaya Allen struck out 10, allowed two earned runs and …
Lewis and Clark 17, Ferris 2
Taylor John pitched a win and went 3 for 4 …
Deer Park 11, Chewelah 1
Kylie Sweeney threw seven strikeouts and gave up only one …
Springdale 15, Kettle Falls 4
Brianna Fierro went 3-5 from the plate, and Springdale defeated …

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Sam Pizot, left, battles with Ferris’ Eric Hollenbaugh. (Steve Dipaola)

Shootout win sends Ferris to semis

SR Story | CAMAS, Wash. – Guesswork and preparation came together in a defining moment for the Ferris boys soccer team on Saturday. Saxons goalkeeper Alex Pells guessed right for the save that sends his team to the State 4A semifinals. Ferris outscored the Camas Papermakers 5-4 in …

Cheney's Micah Weller, right, and Pullman’s Rob Clark collide while going for the ball in Thursday’s District 7 2A title match. (Dan Pelle)

Blackhawks survive Greyhounds, claim District 7 2A soccer title

SR Story | The goals came a little harder, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm after Cheney earned another district soccer title Thursday afternoon. Actually, Blackhawks coach Mark Kiver was plenty damp from an ice-water bath that punctuated the Blackhawks’ gritty 2-0 win over Pullman for the District …

Ferris' Terry Cox, left, lobbies for a goal as CV goalie Kendall Findley picks the ball up off of his goal line. (Dan Pelle)

CV tops Ferris in boys soccer to claim District 4A title

SR Story | Central Valley’s young soccer team came of age Tuesday night. The season-long growing pains were forgotten after a 1-0 district title win over Ferris that earned the Bears, who only have two seniors on the team, some redemption along with a District 4A title.

Game capsules

Gonzaga Prep 6, North Central 2
Drew Mosman and Hunter McKenna had two goals apiece as …
University 4, Shadle Park 0
Four different Titans scored as University shut out Shadle Park …
Central Valley 3, Ferris 1
Nathan Grinalds had a goal and an assist in the …
Mead 2, Lewis and Clark 0
Alex Ewert scored on a throw-in from Hunter King in …
Medical Lake 2, Newport 1
Nick Rosenbeck’s overtime goal helped Medical Lake complete a late …
Pullman 1, Cheney 0
Sam Druffel’s goal late in the first half made the …
West Valley 4, Clarkston 1
Clarkston came into the match down seven players, five of …
Lakeside (WA) 4, Deer Park 1
Kelly Kyllo scored two goals as Lakeside defeated Deer Park …

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Scout Cai of Colfax cleared 11 feet to win the girls State 2B pole vault at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field on Friday. (Colin Mulvany)

Colfax’s Cai wins girls State 2B pole vault

SR Story | Scout Cai soared over the bar by herself, but she counted it as another state title for Colfax. The sophomore topped her personal best by 1 foot Friday while winning the girls pole vault at the State 2B championships at Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field.

Game capsules

Ferris/North Central at Central Valley
Central Valley took control of both the men’s and women’s …
Clarkston at West Valley
Both the West Valley boys and girls defeated Clarkston in …
Cheney
KD Skillingstad’s big day helped the Cheney girls best host …
NEA meet
For girls, Aimee Cox won both the discus and shot …
Priest River Invite
Newport dominated on the boys’ side, finishing with 212 points. …
Big Red Invitational
Mead and East Valley stole the show at the Big …
Pasco Invite
Three local men’s teams and two local women’s teams finished …
Cheney at Clarkston
Both the men’s and women’s track teams for Cheney were …

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Kyle Fager, Courtney Provan win District 8 4A tennis singles titles

SR Story | Top-seeded Kyle Fager of Lewis and Clark defeated second-seeded Josiah Hopkins of Mead 6-2, 6-3 in the championship match of the District 8 4A tournament at Gonzaga Prep. Courtney Provan of Ferris defeated Lizzy Marcinkowski of Gonzaga Prep 6-0, 6-0 in the championship match.

Inland Empire tennis tourney here

SR Story | The 69th Inland Empire High School Tennis Tournament will be the largest in its history, with nearly 800 athletes from 53 schools taking part. The tournament begins today at 12 sites throughout Spokane.

Game capsules

Deer Park 4, Freeman 1
Niamh Lakewolf and the Deer Park boys won Friday in …
Lakeside 5, Riverside 0
Seth Abrams defeated Nico Melber 6-0, 6-0 at first singles, …
Cheney 6, North Central 1
Ryan Smedley topped Jayden Gage in No. 1 singles to …
Rogers at Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark picked up a win on the road …
Gonzaga Prep 7, North Central 0
Gonzaga Prep went on the road and defeated North Central, …
Shadle Park 7 at University 0
Andy Jackson and Shaun Jones of University defeated Jamaal Burns …
Cheney 6, West Valley 1
Ryan Smedley and the Cheney boys rolled to victory Thursday …
Deer Park 3, Riverside 2
With resounding victories in No. 1 Singles, No. 1 Doubles …

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Kyle Fager, Courtney Provan win District 8 4A tennis singles titles

SR Story | Top-seeded Kyle Fager of Lewis and Clark defeated second-seeded Josiah Hopkins of Mead 6-2, 6-3 in the championship match of the District 8 4A tournament at Gonzaga Prep. Courtney Provan of Ferris defeated Lizzy Marcinkowski of Gonzaga Prep 6-0, 6-0 in the championship match.

Inland Empire tennis tourney here

SR Story | The 69th Inland Empire High School Tennis Tournament will be the largest in its history, with nearly 800 athletes from 53 schools taking part. The tournament begins today at 12 sites throughout Spokane.

Game capsules

Cheney 7, North Central 0
Katelynn Smedley blanked Jenna Bothun in No. 1 single to …
Freeman 4, Deer Park 1
Kendra and Krystal Gady pulled out a tough No. 1 …
Lakeside 4, Riverside 1
Kasey Irving defeated Zoe Hamberger 6-4, 6-3 at first singles, …
Gonzaga Prep 7, North Central 0
Lizzy Marcinkowski led the charge for Gonzaga Prep as the …
Central Valley 6, Ferris 1
Kyra Harmes’ victory helped Central Valley defeat host Ferris 6-1 …
Mead 5, Mt. Spokane 2
After a 2 hour and 45 minute match, Mt. Spokane’s …
University 5, Shadle Park 2
Julia Adair and Sonja Bertrand defeated Aalyah Lopez and Lina …
Lakeside 3, Colville 2
With a split down the middle of the events, Lakeside …

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Lakeland’s Derek Bayley makes U.S. Open bid

SR Story | For the second straight year, Lakeland’s Derek Bayley played in the Idaho 4A State tournament and a couple days later made a run at the first stage of qualifying for the U.S. Open. Bayley won his second state title with a two-round total of 4-under …

Game capsules

Liberty Lake Tourney
Dylan Apodaca’s 71 to lead Selah and Aaron Whalen’s 70 …
GSL Event #2 at Hangman Valley
At Hangman Valley, Tanner Comes of Ferris placed first wit …
Genesis Prep Classic Invite
For Round 1, Post Falls Varsity (302) and JV (332) …
Lakeland Invite
Freeman’s Ryan Maine cruised to victory Friday at the Lakeland …
Chewelah Invitational
Lewis and Clark outshot Shadle Park by eight strokes to …
East Valley Invite
Clarkston took home first-place honors with a team score of …
Palouse Ridge Invite
Lewiston came in first out of 22 teams in the …
GSL Event #1 at Qualchan Golf Course
At Qualchan, Gonzaga Prep’s Michael Brutocao and Jack Plaster each …

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Lakeland’s Derek Bayley makes U.S. Open bid

SR Story | For the second straight year, Lakeland’s Derek Bayley played in the Idaho 4A State tournament and a couple days later made a run at the first stage of qualifying for the U.S. Open. Bayley won his second state title with a two-round total of 4-under …

Game capsules

Chewelah Tournament
Chelan’s Casey Jackson led all individual scores, but Chewelah sported …
Big East Tournament
Mead’s Lydia Kim and Gonzaga Prep’s Kelly Hooper each finished …
GSL Event #2 at Hangman Valley
Lewis and Clark captured first place in team scoring with …
Genesis Prep Classic Invite
After Round 1, Lakeland sits in first place—just ahead of …
Lakeland Invitational
Despite Coeur d’Alene getting the team win, Lewiston’s Sammi Jo …
East Valley Invite
Kenedee Peters of Ephrata and Lydia Kim of Mead took …
GSL Event #1 at Qualchan Golf Course
Lewis and Clark finished first at the first GSL event, …
Palouse Ridge Invite
Gonzaga Prep nabbed two top-five individual finishes en route to …
Baseball »
GSL baseball: Mt. Spokane rolls past Rogers
Photo: Wildcats get down and dirty on diamond
Mt. Spokane beats Mead to grab two-game lead in GSL baseball
Prep Preview Baseball
G-Prep’s Rathbone can play anywhere, anytime
Fastpitch softball »
Rachael Johnson leads U-Hi past Shadle, into first
Senior Hannah Wesselman powers U-Hi to state
Softball: University, Shadle Park make state; 4A teams stay home
Softball: Shadle Park holds off Southridge in 3A regional
Softball notes: Jordyn Soliday finds her place with Cardinals
Spring boys soccer »
Shootout win sends Ferris to semis
Young CV Bears, led by three seniors, suffer tough loss at state
Blackhawks survive Greyhounds, claim District 7 2A soccer title
CV tops Ferris in boys soccer to claim District 4A title
Track and field »
GSL track and field: Unbeaten Central Valley boys ease past Ferris
Shadle Park’s Jakobe Ford clears 6-10 in high jump at Pasco Invite
Photo: Prep track photo: Lewis and Clark’s Anna Rodgers runs final leg
Kopcynski, Allred pick up state victories
State 1A/2B/1B boys track: Medical Lake surges in 3,200 to capture 1A title
Boys tennis »
Kyle Fager, Courtney Provan win District 8 4A tennis singles titles
Inland Empire tennis tourney here
Girls tennis »
Kyle Fager, Courtney Provan win District 8 4A tennis singles titles
Inland Empire tennis tourney here
Boys golf »
Lakeland’s Derek Bayley makes U.S. Open bid
Girls golf »
Lakeland’s Derek Bayley makes U.S. Open bid
Boys basketball »
Winter all-league teams
Rosters announced for Idaho all-star games
Greater Spokane League
Garfield stops Rainier Beach
Federal Way knocks off Davis 65-46 for Class 4A title
Football »
Winless Shock face Predators
Bishop Sankey returns for fundraiser at Gonzaga Prep
Mead football coach Carty fired
Sean Carty fired as Mead football coach
West Valley’s Jace Malek signs with Vandals, but cancer detours plans
Girls basketball »
Gonzaga Prep girls fall in New York
Tyrone Hoard retires after 8 seasons as Rogers girls basketball coach
G-Prep girls aren’t done, head to New York for elite tournament
Winter all-league teams
Rosters announced for Idaho all-star games
Volleyball »
Amanda Bailey a tough volleyball act to follow at CV
GSL girls should see tighter games in second half
North Idaho all-league teams
All-league Washington
2A, 1A, 2B, 1B State volleyball: Colfax romps to 13th title
Wrestling »
Central Valley wrestling coach John Owen retires as great teacher
Winter all-league teams
Greater Spokane League
Post Falls claims first state title
Idaho state wrestling: Post Falls in prime position after first day
Girls soccer »
North Idaho all-league teams
All-league Washington
Soccer: Too much of good thing?
CV’s girls’ soccer success twice as nice this year
Kelsey Turnbow scores four as Central Valley repeats as State 4A soccer champs
Cross country »
Brett Rypien, Kelsey Turnbow named 2014 Junior athletes of the year
Boys basketball: Antoinne Holmes’ 3-pointer gives Cusick upset win over Curlew
North Idaho all-league teams
All-league Washington
Mt. Spokane runner John Dressel selects Colorado
Gymnastics »
Winter all-league teams
Mead senior Jenna Schlosser captures three State 4A titles in her final gymnastics event
State gymnastics: Jenna Schlosser earns 9.4 on beam to win all-around, Mead finishes third
Mead’s strong seniors take last trip to State 4A gymnastics
Gymnastics: Jenna Schlosser, Mead claim regional titles; Mt. Spokane edged in 3A